I enjoyed this blog post and thought it may be of interest to some of you.
It's a recap/report/reflection about an event where "developers,
archivists, and producers gathered to share and brainstorm new methods for
automating transcription and captioning processes to make audio and video
media more interactive and accessible."
The author, Molly Schwartz, was one of the first National Digital
Stewardship Residents, is a UMD alum (Go Terps!), and now works at
Metropolitan New York Library Council. She attended the recent Recorded
Sound Section meeting at SAA in Portland where she announced this post was
on its way after folks with oral history collections discussed the
difficulty and high cost of transcribing recordings in their collections.
University of Maryland